Amazon Fall Finds

*This post may contain affiliate links. I receive a small percentage of an affiliate sale without any cost to you. I only link to items I truly recommend, and I thank you in advance for your support of Fire + Wife. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* I’m trying my hardest to at least wait until September to break out the fall decor but the last few days have been a little cooler, causing me to have visions of[Read more]

What I Wish I Had Known Sooner – Money Edition

*This post may contain affiliate links. I receive a small percentage of an affiliate sale without any cost to you. I only link to items I truly recommend, and I thank you in advance for your support of Fire + Wife. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* If you have read some of my past posts, then you know that I’m all for owning up to my past mistakes. Hopefully someone reading will learn something from my stupidity! Just[Read more]

Small Business Saturday – Bella Rose Boutique

*This post may contain affiliate links. I receive a small percentage of an affiliate sale without any cost to you. I only link to items I truly recommend, and I thank you in advance for your support of Fire + Wife. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* As you all are aware, this past month there was a ton of hype about Amazon Prime Day. Many other major chain stores attempted to compete with their sales, as did the[Read more]

Learn How To Sell Your Stuff

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* It’s been over a month since I quit my job and we are still making it without that extra paycheck. Want to know how to make extra money with stuff already in your house? Keep reading! I mentioned before that I felt like I was “pre-nesting” before we get pregnant. I am on a cleaning kick.. and I am also on a “get rid of everything”[Read more]

Improving Your Credit Score

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* I won’t lie to you, I never really thought about my credit score until the last few years. It seemed like a lost cause due to student loans and medical bills. One day I signed up for Credit Karma and decided to slowly get rid of past due bills. Over the last year or so my credit score has improved by at least 100 points. Seriously![Read more]

HOTTEST POOL FLOATS OF SUMMER 2017

*Fire + Wife is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.* Last year was the year of the swan pool float. This year? It’s too early to tell (I’m gonna throw it out there that I think it’s the unicorn) but there are so many options out there that I can’t wait to get to the pool![Read more]

WHERE TO FIND AFFORDABLE HOME DECOR

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* In my last post I mentioned how to date on a budget. Next I’m going to share with you my favorite places to buy affordable home decor. I’ve been trying very hard to make our house a home but it’s hard to do with limited money and especially now with only one income. Of course I check out thrift shops, garage sales, Craiglist, and other sites[Read more]

KEEP THE SPARK IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP – EVEN ON A BUDGET

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* Do you remember that I mentioned in one of my posts that I quit my job? It’s been a little over two weeks and we are starting to cut back on expenses but I know it hasn’t been enough. I got my paycheck last week so we haven’t felt the effects of it quite yet but I’m sure it will hit next week when there isn’t[Read more]

10 LESSONS LEARNED FROM WEDDING PLANNING

Today I read an article about Post-Wedding Stress Disorder. Yes, you read that right. It’s like PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and can leave someone feeling seriously depressed when the wedding is over. I’m not here to judge anyone but all I can say is that is definitely NOT me. I had an amazing time at the wedding but boy, am I glad it is over! I am ready for the next steps in life and wedding planning was very stressful.[Read more]

ASTEAL!

I’m really really trying to be healthier and cook at home. Today was a slight fail when I may have drank more margaritas than put any actual food in my mouth! But I cooked, so I tried! Now after cleaning the kitchen, I came across this amazing deal on Amazon that I really don’t even need but couldn’t pass up. And by ordering it, hopefully it puts me in the mindset of healthy cooking so it’s a win, win –[Read more]